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Revista Cubana de Enfermería

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GOMES DE SOUSA, Yanna et al. Work accidents among nursing professionals. Rev Cubana Enfermer [online]. 2018, vol.34, n.1, e1228.  Epub Mar 01, 2018. ISSN 0864-0319.


Historically, workers have suffered several misfortunes in the workplace, with big repercussions in the social, economic and health areas.


To identify work accidents among nursing professionals in Brazil.


This is an integrative review of the literature with research in databases between May and June 2015 using the keywords “work accidents”, “nursing team” and “nursing work.” Studies with a publication date between 2000 and 2015 were included, having a final sample of 16 articles.


From the analysis of the scientific literature, it is suggested the implementation of a continuing education program in nursing professional working environment to foster the acquisition of knowledge, and encourage them to reflect on their practice and social responsibility.

Keywords : Accidents at work; nursing team; nursing work.

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